The third former college basketball coach accused of taking thousands of dollars in bribes to lead players to some financial advisors and managers when they became pro, then on Thursday in New York to blame for a federal conspiracy.
Former South Carolina and Oklahoma State Assistant Lamonts Evans, accused of bribing $ 22,000, will be guilty of a conspiracy to commit bribery, his lawyer Johnny McCray said The Associated Press.
McCray said that the conviction with federal prosecutors requires that Evans be able to spend up to two years in prison. He also agreed to lose $ 22,000.
ESPN's attempts to reach McCray on Wednesday were unsuccessful.
Two other former trainer assistants – Arizona Emanuel's Richardson and USC Tony Bland – have already been found guilty of the same charge. Trio was arrested in September 2017 as part of the FBI investigation into college basketball corruption.
The two men who were accused of bribery of a coach – former Adidas consultant Merl Code and Christian Dawkins, former NBA agent Andy Miller, are scheduled in April for trials in the US District Court in Manhattan.
Code, Dawkins and Adidas CEO James Gatto were convicted in October of federal fraud charges to channel funds from Adidas parents and / or high-profile staff guards to guide them to Adidas-sponsored schools, including Kansas, Louisville and NC Country. They intend to convict in this case on 5 March.
Former Adidas Consultant Thomas "T.J." Gassnola, who has been found guilty of conspiracy and witnessed a October lawsuit, is scheduled to be convicted on Friday. Former Auburn Assistant Chuck Person and former NBA Judge Rashan Michel are scheduled to begin court proceedings in June. A person is accused of claiming and accepting $ 55,500 bribes from a secret co-operation to influence Auburn players to sign up with some financial advisors.